Farmers say an increase in demand has led to rampant theft of their donkeys.
The giraffe had bonded with a watchdog, named Hunter, at a South African animal shelter. It collapsed after a brain hemorrhage.
By targeting those who profit most from the trade in threatened species, the motive - making money - can be removed.
The deafening thunder was accompanied by a downpour recorded in parts of the state in last couple of days.
The rhinos were being captured and would be moved from Victoria Falls later this week or early next.
The predator breeding industry in South Africa argues that captive lion populations serve as a buffer against wild lion poaching because it can satisfy the demand for bones.
Moving 200 elephants over a distance of 1,500 km (932 miles) is an ambitious task.
The man confessed to killing more than 1,000 cats after he was almost lynched by the angry crowd, Kenya's Star newspaper reported.
"The department is authorised to destroy, bury or burn livestock that would have been moved without a permit and not offer any compensation," FMD director Dr Josphat Nyika said.
While some people avoid keeping dogs for fear of being attacked by the animals, Mr Simiyu says a dog will not attack its owner, unless they mistreats it.
"In 2017, 40 people were killed and 30 injured due to conflict with wildlife and 95 wildlife species were killed in order to save human life."
The biggest threat to reaching a position of dominance is predation. That is to say, being eaten before you get a chance to reproduce.
The sneezes act as a type of quorum, and the sneezes have to reach a certain threshold before the group changes activity.
Periodic outbreaks of rabies and canine distemper viruses have killed vast numbers of lions, wild dogs, and other carnivores. But not hyenas
Scientists surveying biodiversity in ancient forests surrounding churches in Ethiopia say
Each year thousands of African elephants are being slaughtered by poachers for the illegal ivory trade. Many young elephants have become orphans. Baby African elephants are incredibly vulnerable in the […]